MTA’s New ‘Operation Track Sweep’ Intros Track-Vacuuming Trains From Harlem To Hollis (Video)

subway train in harlem1The MTA has announced a new (and much needed) cleaning program that will aim to “dramatically reduce” the amount of trash found on subway tracks. Continue Reading →

You Can Take The A Train To Harlem In New Cars Soon

a train harlemThe NY Daily News reports that G train riders will have to wait for the L train’s planned shutdown before getting better service, some Harlem line trains get new model cars. Continue Reading →

New Subway Cars Will Bear Cuomo’s Color Stamp

Renderings-of-the-new-subway-carsGov. Andrew Cuomo revealed details of a new fleet of subway cars Monday, part of a “redesign of the MTA on every level” that will bear the unmistakable mark of Albany. Continue Reading →

Transit Headaches Ahead With MTA Tunnel Repairs

125th street in harlem1Plan your trips to and from Harlem accordingly, the MTA is quietly planning work on the 2, 3 and F tunnels that may rival the impending L train shutdown. An MTA rep told Brooklyn Paper that the agency is banking on making repairs to the Hurricane Sandy-damaged tunnels some time in the future. Continue Reading →

MTA Buses Test Safety Technology To Avoid Hitting Pedestrians

New-MTAbusSafety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses. Continue Reading →

After Barge Collison Amtrak Restores Metro-North Service

Metro-North RailroadAmtrak has restored service on the Empire Line after a boat struck the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge (where the Hudson and Harlem Rivers meet). The boat struck the bridge around 4:20 p.m. Sunday, prompting a temporary suspension in both directions. Continue Reading →

MTA’s $27B Capital Plan Gets Approval For Second Avenue Subway To Expand Into East Harlem

second ave east harlemA massive funding plan for the MTA is finally moving forward, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. The Capital Plan Review Board has approved the $27 billion, five-year capital plan for the MTA. Continue Reading →

New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

New York City L Train Shutdowns Could Begin In 2019

L train line in nycIf you’re traveling to Harlem or traveling from Harlem and you’re new to the New York City area, you might not know that Hurricane Sandy dealt quite a blow to the tunnels connecting the city’s boroughs. The G and R trains’ tunnels have already been repaired. Continue Reading →

MTA Wants To Get Rid Of Your MetroCard By 2020

mtasu bway trainThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is looking to end the use of MetroCards in the New York City subway and bus system by 2020, NBC New York reports. Continue Reading →